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The Bombshell Turtle(TM)

Your "missing link" to catching more fish.


For best results use a weighted jig hook, or 1/16 - 1/8 oz. weight pegged at the turtle?s head and 3/0 worm hook Texas-rigged up into the hook pocket.
(Jun. 18, 2013 - ) Castalia Outdoors announces a bombshell - Bombshell TurtleTM that is. This new soft plastic fishing lure has a unique shape that is irresistible to fish. Why a turtle fishing lure? Throughout the history of evolution bass and even saltwater species have aggressively attacked turtles in the wild. Game fish despise egg-raiding turtles in both fresh and salt water and attack juvenile turtles aggressively year-round.

Aggressiveness by largemouth bass toward juvenile turtles has been well documented for more than 35 years in films featuring largemouth bass behavior - bringing many to ask, what took so long to make the lure?

Simply put - this patented new lure shape fills a missing link in the standard soft-plastic lure offering. 95% of the hits on this Bombshell TurtleTM is on the drop, so a tantalizing slow descent with its automatic leg action will draw more strikes. It can be rigged like many other soft plastic lures, ?pop? the lure for multiple descents during the retrieve near underwater structure to lure big fish out of cover - let the lure do the work, pop and retrieve it s-l-o-w.

FOR BEST RESULTS: use a weighted jig hook, or 1/16 - 1/8 oz. weight pegged at the turtle?s head and 3/0 worm hook Texas-rigged up into the hook pocket.

The patented Bombshell TurtleTM is available in 3-inch size, 6-ct. packs, and in 8 color selections: Black/Silver, Black/Red, Juvenile Green, Cooter, June Bug, Slider, Snapper and Softshell.

Retail price $5.99.

U.S. Patent # 6,931,785 B1 and Patents Pending


The bombshell TurtleTM features a hook channel that reduces the amount of plastic that the hook has to pull through during the hook set, thus increasing strike/catch ratios.